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  • When you check in, your privacy may check out

    When you check in, your privacy may check out
    Several days after Traci Fox visited a small independent resort in the Catskill Mountains, she received an unexpected call from a shoe store. Where did she want it to ship the $400 worth of pricey sneakers that she'd ordered? Just one problem: She hadn't...
  • A worthwhile airline fee program? Don't buy it

    A worthwhile airline fee program? Don't buy it
    The introduction of a new airline fee program is re-igniting an old debate about the true cost of air travel. Earlier this month, United Airlines unveiled "subscriptions" that let you prepay for a year's worth of baggage fees, seat upgrades or airport...
  • Looking for a better airline seat? There's a site for that

    Looking for a better airline seat? There's a site for that
    If you fly, chances are you have a story to tell about an uncomfortable airline seat. Vicki Morwitz does. Hers involves a long-haul plane trip, a minuscule economy-class enclosure and a circuitous routing that deposited her at her destination feeling...
  • Online Sales Tax Protects Local Retailers

    Online retail sales are growing. Companies from Connecticut can sell all over the country and retailers in other states can sell in Connecticut without the cost of a storefront or a sales force. It is a very profitable marketplace offering choice and...
  • PASSINGS: Karin Higa, William C. Lowe, Ike Skelton

    PASSINGS: Karin Higa, William C. Lowe, Ike Skelton
    Karin Higa Expert in Asian American art Karin Higa, 47, a specialist in Asian American art who worked for nearly a decade and a half as a curator at the Japanese American National Museum in Los Angeles, died Tuesday at her home in L.A., said Russell...
  • Despite early struggles, Microsoft pushes ahead with Surface tablets

    Despite early struggles, Microsoft pushes ahead with Surface tablets
    Microsoft had a rough go with the first generation of its Surface tablets, but the company hasn't let those early struggles deter its mission to compete in the tablet market. The first set of Surface tablets -- the RT and the Pro -- was slow to sell, so...
  • Microsoft once again cuts price of Surface Pro, to $699

    Microsoft once again cuts price of Surface Pro, to $699
    Microsoft's new Surface 2 Pro went on sale this week, but the tech giant is still trying to clear inventory for its predecessor. And now, it's cut the price of the Surface Pro by another $100 in order to do so. The Redmond, Wash., company updated one of...
  • Dell offers to fix laptops that smell like cat urine

    Dell offers to fix laptops that smell like cat urine
    Everyone knows the Internet is all about cats, but Dell may have taken that too literally with one of its new computers. The Texas company on Wednesday issued one of the funniest customer service notes in the world of tech when it offered to replace a...
  • Microsoft plays up Xbox One's entertainment features

    Microsoft Corp., looking to build anticipation for the new Xbox One video game console, emphasized the entertainment features of the device. The struggling Seattle technology giant has been positioning the successor to its Xbox 360 as an all-in-one...
  • T-Mobile CEO hints at iPad that would work with his carrier's service

    A tweet by T-Mobile's chief executive may be a clue for what to expect from Apple's media event next week. John Legere, the head of the Seattle-based carrier, sent a tweet on Wednesday expressing his excitement for the event. "What has two thumbs...
  • Joy Covey dies at 50; as CFO, she helped take Amazon.com public

    Joy Covey, who helped take Amazon.com Inc. public as the Internet retailer's chief financial officer, died Wednesday when her bicycle collided with a van on a downhill stretch of road in San Mateo County. She was 50. Covey, who had been riding her...